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Baby Elephant Killed With Spears, Sticks on Camera


Animals  (tags: disgusting outrage, scums, baby elephant beaten to death, videotaped, cruelty, savage sadistic cruelty )

Simone
- 1401 days ago - ndtv.com
: A day after the elephant was officially declared a Heritage Animal, entitling it to the same sort of protection as the tiger, a video has captured villagers in Assam beating a baby elephant to death.



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Comments

Carol H. (229)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 5:13 am
this is so sickening, how can they do that???
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 6:19 am
so scary
 

Agnes Wojciechowska (152)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 7:02 am
horrible...
 

linda b. (190)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 7:56 am
I thought this evil would've been against their teachings. God help these poor animals that suffer at the hands of such henious monsters. Thank you Simone.
 

Michela m. (3885)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 8:04 am
I REFUSE WATCHING............... Noted!!! Thanks!! Ciao!! Michela
 

Maria P. (151)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 9:41 am
it is sick!!!!!!!! that poor baby did not have a clue what was happening to it!!!!!!! this is upsetting!!!!!!
 

beatrice d. (124)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 9:54 am
it is heartbreaking. especially considering where it happened: India.
i am devatested.
 

beatrice d. (124)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 9:56 am
devastated, i meant...oh i don't even remember the spelling... i am SO upset and hurt.
 

Terrie D. (64)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 9:56 am
This makes me sick...I just want to cry. What can be done to stop this?
 

Mike H. (220)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 10:06 am
This would be a better world without humans
 

Barbara Takemoto-weerts (1)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 10:09 am
Why would anyone do that? I, too, refuse to watch.
 

Jill Mortimer (0)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 10:17 am
The comments "scary" and "sickening" and "I want to cry" - makes me wonder who these people are?
The people who killed this elephant need to be publically put to death. They care NOTHING for animals - wild or not. For this not to be taken up with the Government there shows that this sort of reporting means nothing.
Comments like this mean NOTHING - get hold of the authorities - get EVERYONE involved. Don't let it be forgotten by next week.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 10:32 am
I agree with you Jill. We all need to keep this going and alert this government that the entire world is against this cruel treatment of a baby elephant. This is just like the canning of the lions!!!!! No more killing of animals that should be protected.
 

Erin R. (169)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 10:32 am
How terrible!
 

Callinda Knox (0)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 10:33 am
They should be whipped just like the baby elephant! How sad, they should not be able to get away with this crime!
 

Cindy C. (125)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 10:36 am
THEY ARE SO EVIL - A BABY ELEPHANT OH MY GOD
 

Susan S. (191)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 2:25 pm
That this happened just one day after India declared elephants an official heritage animal says a great deal. The people of the village are retaliating against elephants by poisoning them and beating them to death and seem to be flaunting the new heritage designation. The poor baby elephant was found injured and people with compassion would have the decency to help him especially since he had lost his herd. Maybe they decided he was even more defenceless. Whatever really happened the fact that someone was making a video of it, that the police and ranger standing by did nothing to help the elephant, and that it has received such international attention shows that people will not stand by to witness acts of terror and brutality on innocent animals without demanding some kind of intervention be done. The only bright side to this story is that this elephant did not have to suffer from long years of misery being captive in a circus beaten with sticks and bullhooks and that his agony was relatively short-lived (one report said an hour...which does seem excessive but not as long as a lifetime). Only people inflict this kind of cruelty and pain on animals that they kill.
 

SusanNoMailPls D. (30)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 4:53 pm
This is so Sick...if people would stop taking things from the Aniamls then they would not have to be like this. We can live together it is soooo Possible. I know this, and these people should be whipped to see how they like it!
 

KrassiAWAY B. (175)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 5:32 pm
I'm speechless.
 

Kim O. (403)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 6:10 pm
Almost to pi$$ed for words!!! I said almost!!! If the poor thing was hurt and abondoned why the hell didn't someone take him to a reserve!!!! People are just so screwed up!!! Rest in peace, poor innocent lost little boy. :*(
 

Lone Wolf (24)
Thursday October 28, 2010, 7:46 pm
I have seen evil and its name is humanity
 

Debbie W. (115)
Friday October 29, 2010, 9:18 am
Oh dear God - disgusting!!
 

Penelope Ryan (174)
Friday October 29, 2010, 1:06 pm
I could not watch, I am still crying over just the news. What can we do, nothing, I wish we could teach these monsters not to do this kind of thing, on pain of death. It was a baby for GOD's sake...
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 31, 2010, 5:31 am
KARMIC Retribution that the lowlifes participated in this brutality of the baby elephant will receive the same treatment either in the future of this life or the next!
 

Tarequl M. (170)
Sunday October 31, 2010, 8:53 am
Please take action for above subject to save our future generation. Attention WWF, WCS authority.
 

Ritva J. (111)
Sunday November 7, 2010, 3:59 am
Shame on India!
 

Corinna M. (40)
Sunday November 14, 2010, 1:35 am
Unbelievable!!!! This makes so mad.
 

Michelle S. (457)
Wednesday January 5, 2011, 3:58 pm
If you want to really make an impact, do these three things:
1. Sign the petition and let as many friends know as soon as possible that they need to create a Care2.com account and sign the petition regarding the tragic barbarism that ended this baby's life.
2. Write a letter to the Governor of Assam India ASAP expressing your outrage at this incident and a demand for the prosecution of the villagers and police officers that allowed this crime to take place. His address is:
Governor Assam, India
Shri Janaki Ballav Patnaik
The Chancellor
Gauhati University
Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar
Guwahati 781014
Assam, India
FAX: 91-361-2700311 (GU)
3. Contact and make a donation to the WSPA, Fund For Animals, PETA, Animals Asia, and PAWS, all of which are at the forefront of protecting animals world wide.
PLEASE ACT NOW. WE CANNOT WITNESS AN INCIDENT LIKE THIS AGAIN. LET INDIA KNOW THE WORLD IS WATCHING AND THIS KIND OF CRUELTY WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.
 
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